Eva N.

asked • 01/12/20

How do I solve this?

A cinema has two different prices for tickets: one price for children and one price for adults.

: 35 cents children's tickets plus 20 adults cost a total of 287.5

:25 cents children's tickets plus 30 adults tickets cost 307.50

How much does a single adult ticket cost, in dollars

1 Expert Answer


Joseph D. answered • 01/13/20

Algebra 2 Tutor with the help you need.

Eva N.

Thanks for the help, in one of the steps when you said to multiply by positive 7 and positive 5, but you didn't do a negative... how did you get-1.75


Eva N.

When you multiply by a negative, but you multiplied by a positive, will all the number be negative b*100 would be negative and 1437.5...


Joseph D.

Hi Eva N., comment added as edit to problem.


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